Albion shows purple pride for homecoming

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 September 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers
ALBION – Kyle Thaine, a member of the pep band, plays the trombone during tonight’s Albion game versus East Aurora.

Many people in the energetic crowd wore purple, the school color, for the game.

Brothers Frank Gurzynski, left, and Bob Gurzynski stand for the National Anthem before the game. The two used to volunteer on the “Chain Gang” during the football games.

Albion teacher Irene Henion sells Albion football sweatshirts, hats and other merchandise outside the concession stand.

Jonathan Doherty, left, and Ed Fancher sell bells, bugles, popcorn and other items at the Alumni Foundation’s booth.

Andrea Nauden, left, and Caitlynn Snook play the flute as the pep band fires up the home crowd.

The football team runs through a banner just before the game against East Aurora.

It was a striking sunset on a warm Friday fall night for the homecoming game. This photo shows the pep band, including a trombonist.

Kim Pritt, a member of the Albion Alumni Association, took this photo of Jim Knight, a member of the Class of 1965. Jim was dressed in his Purple Eagle gear for the big game.

Check local sports to see highlights from the game and other local varsity action.